Posts Tagged ‘publicis groupe’

Published 8th Oct 2017, 17:53

Asatsu-DK takes tighter control of its global ambitions

The recent shenanigans about whether or not WPP can be compelled to sell its substantial minority shareholding in the third biggest Japanese marketing group Asatsu-DK (ADK) is a mere sideshow by... Read more
Published 27th Aug 2017, 10:10

Havas profit falls 34%: growth forecast withdrawn

Havas Group has reported a 34% fall in post-tax profit earned for its shareholders in the first half of 2017 after suffering from a big fall in operating profit margin from 13.5% to... Read more
Published 24th Aug 2017, 00:44

WPP downgrades revenue predictions: currencies help first half

WPP, the world’s biggest marketing group, has downgraded its revenue forecast for 2017 and now expects a like-for-like growth rate of between zero and 0.2%.  Revenue in July was down by 4.1% on a... Read more
Published 10th Aug 2017, 08:49

Transparency report may put pressure on agency margins

Agency profitability may come under pressure if clients take a more aggressive attitude towards relationships with in-house production units and third party suppliers following a new report on... Read more
Published 9th Aug 2017, 16:11

Currencies and amortisation held back Dentsu’s growth

Dentsu’s purposeful expansion overseas has had a short-term detrimental financial impact as its profit fell by 14.2% to ¥30,712 million ($268 million) for the half year to 30 June. Revenue grew... Read more
Published 20th Jul 2017, 12:44

Publicis’ performance remains sluggish

Arthur Sadoun had the misfortune to find himself announcing almost stagnant revenue and profits in his first financial report since being elevated to the role of chief executive of Publicis... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:44

Another annual meeting, another dodging of WPP’s succession plan

Prior to last year’s annual meeting, WPP’s new chairman Roberto Quarta shared his views about management succession: “Succession planning must consider two scenarios: a planned process of... Read more
Published 7th Jun 2017, 14:21

Private Equity: is there a better way?

Can value be realised from a private business without the risk of giving up control? The Business Growth Fund may provide one answer.   In the nineteen eighties marketing agencies were created... Read more
Published 17th May 2017, 23:51

Publicis refutes accounting allegation

Publicis Groupe has issued a strong rebuttal of an allegation that it had accounted inappropriately for compensation received from a German software publisher following delays in installing its... Read more
Published 8th May 2017, 10:32

Restructuring announced at loss-ridden Matomy Media Group

The Israeli digital advertising sales business Matomy Media Group that lost $ 11.7 million in 2016 is to withdraw from a “broad range” of activities that are no longer “core to its long-term... Read more